Increase in self-inflicted pain seen in middle-school girls

A new study released by JAMA this week shows that there has been a rise in self-inflicted pain seen in the emergency room, especially with middle-school aged girls.  This rise has been seen starting after 2008 and some experts are linking it to the increasing presence of smartphone usage and internet bullying.

Full article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2664031

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